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The New York Public Library's TechConnect program helps people of all ages develop confidence in their computer skills and grow more comfortable in today's digital world.

TechConnect offers more than 80 technology classes at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Islandall absolutely free! From learning the basics of how to use a computer to mastering essential computer business prorams, there is a class for all students from beginner to advanced, including series classes for those who want more in-depth knowledge. 

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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
12 noonEmail for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonAssisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonOne-on-one Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1 p.m.Online Banking for the 50+
Thinking about trying online banking? Try this class first. Learn how to check your balance, view account details, pay a bill and more online! You will also learn about some of the latest banking technologies like depositing checks using your smartphone. Computer basics, Internet for beginners, e-mail for beginners.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
2 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Cree su propia página web: Parte 2 - Create your own website (Spanish)
Cree su propio sitio web utilizando Google Sites. Aprende a usar plantillas para crear un sitio o crear un sitio desde cero.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3:30 p.m.Teen Tech Time
Come and hang out with friends as we use laptops to explore various tech related topics like blogging, social media, games, research databases, electronic resources, and more!
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Prerequisites: Computer basics.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
4:30 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Advanced MS Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
6:15 p.m.Technology Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter or Facebook? Trouble downloading books to your reader? Working on your resume? Bring your own digital device, along with your questions and get one-on-one assistance or use one of our laptops.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 10, 2015
9:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint "Action Buttons"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Android Basics
Learn how to use the Google's popular and powerful mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets!
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
11 a.m.Tech HelpWest Farms LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Get Photoshoped-Retoque Fotográfico (Espanol)
En esta clase que va a utilizar el Photoshop para modificar imágenes digitales. Aprende a usar la herramienta como el Tampón de clonar, duplicar fondos y mucho más.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11:15 a.m.Advanced MS Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11:30 a.m.Google Drive "Forms"
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
12 noonEmail for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to and forwarding messages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonComputer Basics / Computación Basica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media, and more. Eres nuevo en las ordenadores? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, raton, primeros pasos con el correo elctronico y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
1 p.m.1-on-1 Tech Assistance
Did you just get a computer at home and you need help with getting started? Have you been using your computer at home, and you have a question about a task or function? Did you just get an I-Pad, Nook, Kindle, or other e-reader device, and need assistance with downloading library electronic materials? Sign-up for our one-on-one tech sessions at the West New Brighton Library! Call the West New Brighton Library and make an appointment to sit down with a tech savvy staff member who will assist…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Email for Beginners
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
1 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word "SmartArt"
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
3 p.m.Kids Tech Class: Photoshop in TechConnect Lab
Kids will learn how to use Photoshop to create artwork, fancy text and/or manipulate images. A different fun activity every class.
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! *No registration required. First come , first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Talleres Básicos de Computadora en Español Para Adultos
Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora individualizados para así ayudar y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Advanced MS Word
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4 p.m.MS Word 2010 para Principiantes: Trabajando Con Imagenes - MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Spanish)
Aprenda las funciones básicas de un procesador de textos que puede utilizar para crear documentos con Microsoft Word. Los temas incluyen introducir y editar texto, guardar archivos, y el formato.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
6 p.m.Advanced Microsoft Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
6:15 p.m.How'd You Do That? Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tool to digitally paint in new and creative ways.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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